From helping homeless youths to leading California’s community college system, UCI alumni are living out the American dream in myriad ways. Tenacious, intelligent and
driven, they have overcome adversity to achieve their visions and make a difference in their communities and in the world. On the following pages, we explore just a small sampling of the fascinating success stories created by UCI graduates.

First ‘active learning’ building in California opens at UCI

New school of thought

Seven early-career faculty members receive funding to support research

UCI announces 2018-19 Hellman Fellows

Time is right for Disney adaptation of young adult sci-fi classic, says UCI English professor

A new ‘Wrinkle’

English professor who studies the genre believes young adult fiction has come of age

Pop lit protagonist

Art worth $4.7 million donated to School of Humanities by various sources over past 2 years

Founding dean of nursing is focused on building a top-tier school

Three questions with Adey Nyamathi